Two pedestrians injured in construction zone accident in Crowder

Posted on Thursday, January 7th, 2021 at 10:53 am    

PITTSBURG CO., OK – Oklahoma Highway Patrol say a 25-year-old Tulsa man and a 19-year-old McAlester man were injured after being struck by a vehicle in a Crowder construction zone on Tuesday.

According to Tulsa World, troopers say the collision occurred near Blocker Road and Hickory Hill Road around 9:30 a.m. Tuesday. An 84-year-old driver from McAlester failed to yield to a traffic control personnel’s signs to stop at a one-lane construction zone, hitting the two men and a parked car.

The Tulsa man suffered serious internal and leg injuries and was taken by helicopter transport to a Tulsa hospital. The McAlester man was transported to a McAlester hospital for treatment of arm injuries.

The preliminary report stated the elderly driver was not injured. Troopers said inattentive driving was the cause of the collision.

This information is presented as a way to help keep our community safer and is not meant to be taken as legal advice. However, the Oklahoma City pedestrian accident attorneys at the Abel Law Firm have helped clients secure financial compensation for their medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses. If you or someone you love has been injured in an accident involving another vehicle, contact us today for a free consultation.

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